So far, so Enbrel (part I)

So far, so Enbrel (part I)

Judging by the pic above, you can clearly see I’ve taken a few doses of Enbrel. As you can imagine, it was super fun taking all these out of my sharps container (read: sarcasm). But I did it for a point (get it? A poi- nevermind). The ultimate question I’ll be discussing is: do I … Read More

Diagnosis: Mixed Emotions

Diagnosis: Mixed Emotions

I saw my rheumatologist 3 days ago and she told me the words I wanted to hear. The diagnosis I had rattling around my brain for months. What crazy person WANTS to hear they have something potentially awful? Well, me, and a lot of other people out there (more than you think) with general, vague … Read More

Season of Growth

Season of Growth

The last time I saw my rheumatologist was on Valentine’s Day (coincidently). That day she put in the order that I get an MRI to evaluate the cause of my back pain because it wasn’t improving. The pain started in December and has slowly worn me down since. I am now on gabapentin/ medicinal marijuana … Read More